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Working for Doctors without Borders in South Sudan

Master's in Public Administration

Working for Doctors without Borders in South Sudan

MPA Program at CCNY

Tsuneko Ito, MPA '17Tsuneko Ito, who graduated from the MPA Program in 2017, recently joined a Doctors without Borders mission in South Sudan as a personnel development manager. She now coordinates capacity-building programs for more than 500 staff members and plans human resources strategy to ensure the mission's success. "Many things I learned in the MPA Program are coming back to me in my day-to-day work," Tsuneko recently wrote. While earning her MPA, Tsuneko interned at the United Nations Secretariat. She is an experienced international procurement manager and a former volunteer with the Japan International Cooperation Agency. She has worked in Japan, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.